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The role of the invasive red king crab in the food web of a high-latitude fjord Studying macrobenthic communities and trophic control in Porsangerfjord, northern Norway
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2016-11-24)
Biological invasions are a major challenge facing coastal waters and increasingly threaten high-latitude environments. The red king crab is one of the world’s largest decapods and was introduced into the Barents Sea in the 1960s. It has since become a valuable fishery resource in Russian and Norwegian waters. In the early 2000s, red king crabs entered Porsangerfjord, which now holds one of the ...